Mental Illness Fellowship of WA (MIFWA)

Mental Illness Fellowship of WA (MIFWA) is an independent community based mental health organisation with 30 years’ experience supporting people with a lived experience of mental illness, their families, and carers across Western Australia. Services and programs include NDIS Individualised Support, Hospital to Home, Lorikeet Centre, support for Carers, Young People, Families and Parents, as well as mental health and suicide prevention training and workshops.

Mental Illness Fellowship of WA (MIFWA) WAAMH Full Member

Street Address
Level 3, 9 The Avenue, Midland, WA, 6056
Phone
08 9237 8900
Email
[email protected]

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Services Provided

Group Support Activities

Lorikeet Centre Recovery Program: Members of the Centre set their own recovery goals and work towards them, make friends and have fun. Services include help gaining work skills, recreation, education and social support, advocacy and daily living skills. There is an Art in Recovery program as well as a regular fitness program.

Who it's for

Adults with a diagnosed mental illness.

  • BASKERVILLE 10 km

Personalised Support

Individualised Services: Support for people who have experienced and been impacted by serious mental illness through National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) or other individual packages.

Who it's for

Early Intervention Recovery Program works with the persons and their individual situation following the trauma of a psychotic episode. The program has a strong focus on recovery, as defined by the individual.

Funded by

Mental Health Commission

  • BASKERVILLE 10 km

Family & Carer Support

Family & Carer Services: Provide support for families, carers and friends of someone with mental illness. Services include Well Ways family peer education, support groups, workshops, social connection, peer support and retreats designed to improve coping and increase capacity for the caring role. .

Who it's for

Carers of persons living with mental health.

Funded by

DoHA. FaHCSIA. Mental Health Commission and FaHCSIA

  • BASKERVILLE 10 km

Education, Employment & Training

MI Recovery: Well Ways MI Recovery is a peer education recovery based program for people living with a mental illness. It looks at complex issues by combining challenges faced through the lived experience with up to date best practice research. MI Recovery focuses on individual strengths, well-being and personal change.

Who it's for

People experiencing mental illness and distress

Funded by

Mental Health Commission

  • BASKERVILLE 10 km

Mental Health Promotion

Lotus Education and Stigma Reduction Program

Who it's for

Broad community - employers, schools, community groups etc

Funded by

Self funded

  • BASKERVILLE 10 km

Mental Illness Prevention

Early Intervention Recovery Program Day Activities

Who it's for

Young people with a first or second episode of psychosis or other mental illness

Funded by

Mental Health Commission

  • BASKERVILLE 10 km

Alcohol and Other Drugs

The Well Wells Duo Program aims to increase the capacity of carers, families and friends of people with dual diagnosis to care effectively for themselves, the person with the dual diagnosis and other family members.

Who it's for

Well Ways Duo is a support and information program for carers, families and friends of people with mental illness and co-existing substance use (dual diagnosis).

  • BASKERVILLE 10 km